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neu·ro·mus·cu·lar

 (no͝or′ō-mŭs′kyə-lər, nyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or affecting both nerves and muscles.
2. Having the characteristics of both nervous and muscular tissue.
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neuromuscular

(ˌnjʊərəʊˈmʌskjʊlə)
adj
(Physiology) of, relating to, or affecting nerves and muscles. Also: myoneural
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neu•ro•mus•cu•lar

(ˌnʊər oʊˈmʌs kyə lər, ˌnyʊər-)

adj.
pertaining to or affecting both nerves and muscles.
[1875–80]
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Adj.1.neuromuscular - affecting or characteristic of both neural and muscular tissue
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Translations
nervosvalový

neu·ro·mus·cu·lar

a. neuromuscular, rel. a nervios y músculos;
___ blocking agentsagentes bloqueadores neuromusculares;
___ relaxantrelajador ___;
___ systemsistema ___.
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neuromuscular

adj neuromuscular
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Current therapeutic uses, pharmacology, and clinical considerations of neuromuscular blocking agents for critically ill adults.
For most of the anaesthetists until recently, the routine method of administration of Non depolarizing neuromuscular blocking agents is loading dose based on the patient's weight, followed by re-injections of one-third to one-fifth of the loading dose.
To help prevent these complications, quantitative neuromuscular monitoring is rapidly becoming the standard of care when neuromuscular blocking agents are administered.
The neuromuscular blocking agents as adjuncts during general anesthesia to provide muscle relaxation for surgery, while centrally acting agents are used for painful muscle spasms and spastic neurological conditions.
The first group is IgE-mediated immediate hypersensitivity reactions, especially associated with iodinated contrast media, beta-lactam antibiotics, neuromuscular blocking agents, quinolones and pyrazolones.
To prevent this, we also use muscle relaxants or, more precisely, neuromuscular blocking agents, says Professor Manfred Blobner, an anesthesiologist at TUM's Clinic for Anesthesiology and Intensive Care.
'To prevent this, we also use muscle relaxants or, more precisely, neuromuscular blocking agents,' said co-author Manfred Blobner, Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany.
Neuromuscular blocking agents are associated with prolonged obscuration of the neurological examination, prolonged length of stay in the neurointensive care unit, and prolonged mechanical ventilation, increasing the risk of developing ventilator-associated pneumonia.
(7,8) Two strategies that have gained significant attention after demonstrating improvement in survival are prone positioning and use of neuromuscular blocking agents (NMBAs).
Neuromuscular blocking agents are most commonly implicated as the cause of anaphylactic reaction in anaesthesia practice.
Good clinical research practice (GCRP) in pharmacodynamic studies of neuromuscular blocking agents. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 1996; 40: 59-74.

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